The Summer Of Beer And Whiskey

Author: Edward Achorn
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1610392612
Size: 65.37 MB
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How Brewers, Barkeeps, Rowdies, Immigrants, and a Wild Pennant Fight Made
Baseball America's Game Edward Achorn. Copyright © 2013 by Edward Achorn
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A Game Of Brawl

Author: Bill Felber
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803262892
Size: 29.98 MB
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This book re-creates the rowdy, season-long 1897 battle between the Baltimore Orioles and the Boston Beaneaters. The Orioles had acquired a reputation as the dirtiest team in baseball.

Crazy 08

Author: Cait N. Murphy
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061844322
Size: 43.83 MB
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But it was the National League's—and the Cubs'—year. Crazy '08, however, is not just the exciting story of a great season. It is also about the forces that created modern baseball, and the America that produced it.

To Every Thing A Season

Author: Bruce Kuklick
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 069102104X
Size: 80.13 MB
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Shibe Park was demolished in 1976, and today its site is surrounded by the devastation of North Philadelphia. Kuklick, however, vividly evokes the feelings people had about the home of the Philadelphia Athletics and later the Phillies.

October 1964

Author: David Halberstam
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453286128
Size: 23.61 MB
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The bestselling follow-up to the classic The Summer of ’49, illuminating the heart-pounding 1964 World Series between the Yankees and Cardinals David Halberstam, an avid sports writer with an investigative reporter’s tenacity, superbly ...

Eight Men Out

Author: Eliot Asinof
Publisher: Holt Paperbacks
ISBN: 9781429997362
Size: 51.60 MB
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Far more than a superbly told baseball story, this is a compelling slice of American history in the aftermath of World War I and at the cusp of the Roaring Twenties.

A People S History Of Baseball

Author: Mitchell Nathanson
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252093920
Size: 33.91 MB
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Beloved narratives tied the national pastime to beliefs as fundamental to our civic life as racial equality, patriotism, heroism, and virtuous capitalism. Mitchell Nathanson calls foul.

Where They Ain T

Author: Burt Solomon
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684859173
Size: 24.13 MB
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Where They Ain't tells the story of that tumultuous time, through the prism of the era's best team, the legendary Baltimore Orioles, and its best hitter, Wee Willie Keeler, whose motto "Keep your eye clear, and hit 'em where they ain't" was ...

Beyond Dimaggio

Author: Lawrence Baldassaro
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803234678
Size: 79.62 MB
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History of Italian-Americans in baseball.

Outsider Baseball

Author: Scott Simkus
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1613748167
Size: 73.23 MB
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Outsider Baseball is the story of a forgotten world, where independent professional ball clubs zig-zagged across America, plying their trade in big cities and small villages alike.